Design errors - HUNGARY




The map in the circle is reversed. Wheb the stamp itself is reversed, the map appears correctly.
 


1929

The crown of St Stephen could not have been worn by himself, as the Byzantine circlet was converted to an emperor's crown first in the 12th century.
 


1931

A man is being X-rayed with his arms in the wrong position, the arms should indeed be in the akimbo-position.
 


1948

Maxim GORKI was born in 1868, not in 1869.
 


1948

Goethe werd in 1749 geboren, niet in 1742 !
 


1951

80th anniversary of the first Hungarian stamp. King Franz Joseph was carefully removes and substituted with de date.
 


1953

The ammunition drum has a wrong shape, and the trigger is missing
 


1954

This is not TIVADAR Puskás, but his brother FERENC Puskás.
 


1954

Chemist Janos Iringi's birthdate is wrongly given as 1819 instead of 1817
 


1954

The physician Endre Högyes died in 1906, not in 1921 as stated on this stamp
 


1954

The chemist Karoly Than died in 1908, not in 1906
 


1954

The physician Endre Hogyes died in 1906, not in 1921 as given on the stamp.
 


1956

At the Olympic Games in Melbourn, no horse competitions were organized.
 


1957

The Esperanto-star is green, not white. A dark star would have been more suitable.
 


1958

In waterpolo, the players always wear a head cap, to show clearly which team they belong to.
 


1958

No trained tabletennis player will hold his finger on the surface of his racket.
 


1959

This spatial vessel landed on the moon exactly at 22h02min24sec. The DDR stamp is correct, the stamp from Hungary missed the landing by 10 seconds
 


1959

The flat in the treble clef is misplaced, on C instead of the B-line,
 


1959

The Lycaena virgaureae had earlier been assigned to a new genus, and should have been called Heodes virgaureae.
 


1959

Wrong : Apatura ilia - Correct : Apatura iris.
 


1960

SOMLYÓ was corrected afterwards into SOMLÓ
 


1960

This portrait of Beethoven, from a drawinf of Klöber from 1818, is inverted
 


1961

On the brown stamp the local currency is indicated by Tt instead of Ft. Correct on the green stamp.
 


1962

It is against the internal rules to put flags of different independent countries on the same mast.
 


1962

This is not the bald eagle, but the Shrieking sea eagle. Correct on the Swedish stamp
 


1962

The space capsule is in orbit around the earth with the escape device, that is disconnected just before launch, still attached.
 


1962

The space capsule is in orbit around the earth with the escape device, that is disconnected just before launch, still attached.
 


1963

This three-wheeler seems to have lost one of its front wheels.
 


1964

Rifle-shooting on skis is done from an erect position, see other stamp.
 


1964

The Canada goose's scientific name is Branta canadensis. The stamp however says it is a Barnacle goose which scientific name is Branta leucopsis
 


1964

The skates, pictured on this stamp, are old-fashionednskates ot a type that was popular before the First World War, but highly unlikely for modern chanpionship cont'estants.
 


1964

This is the common Brown Hare Lepus europaeus, not the Mountain (or blue) Hare Lepus timidus, a species of northern Europe.
 


1965

A rocket in space, outside the atmosphere, does not leave a trail of smoke behind !
 


1965

This stamp depicts the TRANSIT 2A satellite, but labelled it as the SAN MARCO-satellite.
 


1965

If a name was written outside this russian vessel, it ought to have been in Cyrylllian letters, not in the Latin alphabet.
 


1965

This is not the SZONDA 3 but the LUNIK 3 : the Russian stamp shows the same engine with the correct name.
 


1966

The space trip of C.Conrad and R. Gordon took place between 12 and 15 December 1966, not in 1965
 


1966

The space walk of Leonov did not happen above Italy, and the doors of the vessel, of course, do not remain open.
 


1966

Wrong : SHIRA - Correct : SCHIRRA.
 


1966

When the two vessels met, they were in orbit around the earth, and not connected anymore to the last stage of the launching rocket.
 


1966

Wrong : V.L. KOMAROV - Correct : V.M. KOMAROV.
 


1969

Stamp illustrating Jules Verne's story 'Flight to the moon'. The manned projectile is shown with a trail of fire and smoke behind it, as if it were rocket-propelled. In Verne's book however, it was fired from a cannon, and not self-propelled.
 


1969

Impossible to fix something with this circular spanner.
 


1970

The crown of St Stephen could not have been worn by himself, as the Byzantine circlet was converted to an emperor's crown first in the 12th century.
 


1970

Part of Act I of Giuditta, an operetta of Lehar : two triple brackets are missing.
 


1972

There are bobsleigh competitions for 2 and 4-manned bobsleighs, but not for 3-manned bobs as pictured here.
 


1973

Incorrect presentation of the human blood circulation : there should be one down and one return path, both splitting somewhere in the middle of the body.
 


1974

The French proverb HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE for an unknown reason became HONNY ...
 


1974

On a chessboard, the left corner is always black. See other stamp.
 


1979

This locomotive called The Pioneer was built in 1836 by Baldwin Utica & Schenectady Railroad. There has been a confusion with another locomotive also called the Pioneer, built in 1851 by Wilmarth for the Cumberland Valley Railroad..
 


1985

With such a huge leg, it should be easy to win teh match.
 


1986

This is not an early Daimler from 1886, but rather a Benz Motorwagen with 3 wheels (the Daimler had 4).
 


1988

The Olympic symbol to announce a chess championship ?
 


1989

In a series with serpents, the names of 2 serpents were interchanged. He error was corrected, but some stamps … escaped.
 


1989

In a series with serpents, the names of 2 serpents were interchanged. The error was corrected, but some stamps … escaped.
 


1991

The skysond HUYGENS is called HUGHES on this stamp.
 


1991

Wrong : CASSINI-HUGHES - Correct : CASSINI-HUYGENS
 


1997

It is not clear what the olympic rings have in common with a chess championship.